As the Commander of NATO Headquarters Sarajevo and Senior NATO Military Representative since August 2005, BG Weber is responsible for implementing defense reform laws and advising the Minister of Defense and the Bosnian Joint Staff in the development of the Bosnian Armed Forces into a NATO-compatible and capable force. He is also charged with PIFWC apprehension and their transport to The Hague, working closely with the High Representative and the international community, as well as senior Bosnian government officials with equities in the development of the Armed Forces.
Commissioned in Armor from Texas A&M University as a Distinguished Military Graduate in December 1975, BG Weber served in Germany from 1976 to 1979 in a variety of cavalry positions in the 1 st Squadron, 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment. After attending the Infantry Officer Advanced Course, he served at Fort Hood, Texas from 1980 to 1983 commanding Headquarters Company, 3 rd Battalion, 67 th Armor and then Delta Company, 2d Battalion, 67 th Armor, the Army's first operational M-1 battalion. As a Major, he served in Germany from 1988 to 1991, initially as an S-3 observer/controller at the Combat Maneuver Training Center and then as the Operations Officer (S-3) to the 3d Squadron, 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment. He served in this capacity during Desert Shield and Desert Storm in 1991, after which he was assigned as the Squadron Executive Officer.
Commanding the 1 st Squadron, 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Polk, Louisiana from 1994 to 1996, BG Weber deployed to Haiti in 1995 in support of United Nations peacekeeping operations. Commanding the 2d Brigade, 3d Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Georgia from 1999 to 2001, he deployed to Bosnia in support of NATO's Stabilization Force 8 rotation and then commanded the Operations Group from 2002 to 2003 at the National Training Center, Ft Irwin, California. He then served as the Assistant Division Commander for Support in the 3d Infantry Division from 2002 to 2003 and deployed in 2003 in support of operations in Iraq. Prior to this assignment he served as the Director of Training, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, on the Army Staff in Washington, D.C. Between armor and cavalry assignments, BG Weber has served in various capacities as a Middle East Foreign Area Officer; student to the Moroccan Staff School, United Nations military observer in Lebanon and the Sinai, strategic planner on the Army Staff, and strategic planner on the Joint Staff. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Management from Texas A&M University and a Master's degree in National Security Affairs from the Naval Postgraduate School, at Monterey, California. His military education includes the Command and General Staff College and the Army War College (Georgetown University Fellow). He also served as a Congressional Fellow in Washington from 1992 to 1993. BG Weber's awards include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, UN Medal, the NATO Medal, and the Presidential Unit Award.